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The recall disclosed Tuesday covers inflators using calcium sulfate as a desiccant. (AP Photo/Lim Huey Teng)

(Bloomberg) – Takata Corp. will recall an additional 2.7 million airbag inflators in the U.S. after they concluded they could explode in a crash despite using a chemical additive to ensure their safety.

The inflators were made from 2005 through 2012 and installed in vehicles manufactured by Nissan Motor Co., Mazda Motor Corp. and Ford Motor Co., according to a recall notice posted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website. Takata didn’t identify the vehicle models affected in the notice.

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